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  • 1. Annie Oakley By: Jordyn Simon 2011
  • 2.  
  • 3. Birth
    • She was born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860 in western Ohio.
    • Her family called her Annie.
  • 4. Early Life
    • Grew up poor on an Ohio farm.
    • She learned about hunting from her father.
    • She began hunting at age 8 to provide food for her family.
  • 5. Education
    • Annie and her siblings fed the animals, washed clothes and weeded the garden.
    • They also helped store food for the winter.
    • No one went to school or played games.
  • 6. Adult Life/Career
    • Annie married Frank Butler on August 23, 1876.
    • Her career started when her husband’s performance partner became ill.
    • She helped out by taking his place at the show.
    • Annie’s big gun fascinated the crowd.
  • 7. Adult Life/Career cont…
    • When Annie became her husband’s permanent partner at the shows, she chose the stage name Annie Oakley.
    • Annie toured with Sells Brothers Circus.
    • She later joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show.
    • The Wild West show toured Europe.
  • 8.  
  • 9. Accomplishments
    • Annie was very popular in Great Britain.
    • Almost forty thousand to fifty thousand people came to see her shows including royalty from Great Britain and other European countries.
  • 10. Impact on the World
    • Annie became a role model for women and girls and showed that it is okay for women to ride, shoot and hunt.
    • She was one of the first United States female sports stars and is remembered as a strong heroine of the Wild West.
  • 11. Date & Cause of Death
    • Annie died of anemia in Greenville, Ohio on November 3, 1926 at the age of 66.
    • She is buried at Brock Cemetery in Darke County, Ohio.

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